The 24MP Nikon D3500 is a beginner photographer’s delight.
This camera has a lightweight body and an ergonomic design that makes handling it a bliss. The image quality is fantastic on this compact DSLR equipped with a Nikon EN-EL14a Lithium-ion battery. That battery is ‘great,’ but great can mean different things to different photographers as we’ll find out in this brief guide.
Nikon D3500 battery offers 1550 shots per charge
The battery on the Nikon D3500 can deliver up to 1550 shots on a single charge. Incredible, isn’t it? This ‘first party’ battery is great, no doubt.
But you’ll probably need extra batteries if you don’t want to experience the gut-wrenching feelings of holding a dead camera and unable to capture events unfolding before you.
Nikon D3500 battery grip
A Nikon D3500 battery grip will help you get more life out of your camera.
This offers you twice the battery life of your ‘first party’ battery. The first party battery, in this case, is the battery that comes with your camera. That battery grip will help your Nikon D3500 hold multiple batteries. This is important if;
- You’re a ‘keeper’ and will be taking more images and videos;
- Don’t ever want to worry or stress about running out of juice on your Nikon D3500;
- Can’t stand the possibility of sudden battery damage or malfunctions or a case where the battery becomes weak over time;
The Nikon D3500, as well as a host of other DSLRs, have good cameras.
But if you want to be on the safe side, you’ll want to get a second and/or even a third battery. A battery grip is usually your best in this case.
There are no doubt a lot of brands on the market. However, you’ll have to be sure of what you’re getting so you can get maximum value on your battery investment.